BC AlmanacAUGUST 15, 2014 Mining future and Mount Polley. Craft BeerAug 15, 2014 | 46:48Karina Brino, CEO and President of the Mining Association of B.C. and Mary Polak, Minister of Environment and Chief Bernie Mack on the Mount Polley breach and impact on mining projects moving forward. And Joe Wiebe, the thirsty writer, on the craft beer b
BC AlmanacAUGUST 15, 2014 Is there decriminalization momemtum. And Brian MinterAug 14, 2014 | 46:57Mark Haden,adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health and Dr. Evan Wood on whether BC Court of Appeal decision this morning is another signal of momentum towards decriminalizing marijuana. And gardening
BC AlmanacAUGUST 13, 2014 Violent video games. Foreign accreditation recognitionAug 13, 2014 | 46:07Kimberly Voll, Professor Game Design, Centre for Digital Media and Jesse Miller founder of Mediatedreality.com on the Vancouver Skytrain based video game Main street Massacre. And SUCCESS CEO Queenie Choo on new federal money to help with foreign accredit
BC AlmanacAUGUST 12, 2014 Robin Williams death. And Facebook app concernsAug 12, 2014 | 46:35Joti Samra, clinical psychologist and Dr. Tyler Black, suicidologist and psychiatrist at BC Children's on the death of Robin Williams. And Alexandra Samuel, Vice-President of Social Media, Vision Critical
on concerns around Facebook message app.
BC AlmanacAUGUST 11, 2014 Mount Polley call for inquiry. Small town ambulance serviceAug 11, 2014 | 46:08Stephen Hume, columnist from the Vancouver Sun on call for independent inquiry into Mount Polley mine tailings breach. Mines Minister Bill Bennett as well. And tragic death of Queen Charlotte City man who had heart attack and ambulance took over an hour.
BC AlmanacAUGUST 1, 2014 Gov't offer of forty dollars a day. B.C. best staycationsAug 1, 2014 | 48:06Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer on the government's offer to give parents forty dollars a day for children under 13 if the strike continues through September. Jane Zatylny, editor, British Columbia magazine on best Staycations.
BC AlmanacJULY 31, 2014 Why gangs thrive in B.C. Brian MinterJul 31, 2014 | 44:45Sargent Lindsey Houghton of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit and Gira Bhatt, Project director, Acting Together - Community University Research Alliance on why gangs continue to thrive. And Brian Minter takes your gardening calls.
BC AlmanacJULY 30, 2014 B.C. Labour market. Pride week.Jul 30, 2014 | 46:09Christian St. Cyr, publisher of the BC Labour Market Report on bridging the gap between the unemployed and the jobs available. And Dara Parker, Executive Director, QMunity B-C's Queer Resource Centre on victories and challenges.
BC AlmanacJULY 29, 2014 Ebola information. And recycling rewards and challengesJul 29, 2014 | 45:27Dr. Bonnie Henry, Medical Director, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Servicesand Public Health Emergency Services BC Centre for Disease Control on ebola. And Louise Schwartz, founder, Recycling Alternative and Green Hub on the challenges and re
BC AlmanacJULY 28, 2014 Water policy concerns. World Hepatitis DayJul 28, 2014 | 45:27Deborah Curran, Hakai Professor, Environment Law, University of Victoria on water policy moving forward in era of climate change and private sector demand. And World Hepatitis Day with Dr. Mel Krajden,
Medical Head of Hepatitis, BC Centre for Disease Co
BC AlmanacJULY 25, 2014 Whales in captivity. Caring for aging parentsJul 25, 2014 | 48:25Whale researcher Paul Spong and Sara Dubois, Chief Scientific Officer, B.C SPCA on the debate over whales and dolphins in captivity.
And Charmaine Spencer on issues related to caring for aging parents.
BC AlmanacJULY 24, 2014 Fear of flying. Pedestrians versus cyclistsJul 24, 2014 | 44:51Les Cassatari, former CEO in the travel industry and Layne Daggett, YVR Chaplain Emeritus on concerns over flying safety in light of the cluster of accidents and incidents. And reducing conflict between cyclists and pedestrians.
BC AlmanacJULY 23, 2014 Bear encounters. Geoff Plant on legal reformsJul 23, 2014 | 47:29Frank Ritcey coordinator for Bear Aware and Wildsafe BC on recent rash of bear sightings and encounters. And Geoff Plant, former Attorney General of BC on making BC legal system more efficient and effective.
BC AlmanacJULY 22, 2014 Skytrain issues. Swearing in publicJul 22, 2014 | 47:36Gordon Price, Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University,
on Skytrain woes. And Carey McBeth, etiquette instructor on the f-bomb and swearing in public.
BC AlmanacJULY 21, 2014 Oppenheimer Park protest. Stroke recoveryJul 21, 2014 | 47:12Carey Doberstein, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of British Columbia--Okanagan on Oppenheimer Park protest. And Tim Readman from the Stroke Recovery Association of B.C.